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Seasonal flu (also known as influenza) is a highly infectious illness caused by the Influenza Virus.
The virus infects your lungs and upper airways, causing a sudden high temperature and general aches and pains, headache, weakness and exhaustion. Symptoms can last for up to one week. You may need to stay in bed until your symptoms get better. Flu affects people of all ages. In some people flu can cause serious complications such as pneumonia.
Flu is more severe in people aged 65 years and over, pregnant women, and anyone with a long-term medical condition. The HSE is urging people in at-risk groups to get the flu vaccine.
People aged 65 years and over
People (adults and children) with long-term medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, liver, kidney disease, cancer, chronic lung disease including COPD, or neurological diseases
People whose immune system is impaired due to disease or treatment including cancer patients
Persons who are obese who have a body mass index (BMI) of over 40
People with Down syndrome
Residents of nursing homes and other long-stay institutions
Carers and household contacts of people at medical risk of the complications of flu
People with regular close contact with poultry, water fowl or pigs
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